Commanded the last 4 Troop NZSAS detachment in Vietnam, 9 October 1970 – 28 February 1971.
Resigned from the Army in 1980 and then joined the territorial force with 5 WWCT (OC A Coy) in New Plymouth before moving to Auckland with work. Transferred to the TF NZSAS and served in a series of projects until retirement in June 2009. Currently employed as a NZDF civilian as Adviser Medals Policy in HQ NZDF.
Lives in Masterton and active in the NZSAS Regiment Association – editor of the Free Glance on and off since 1983.
Jack and his wife Sandy have progressively upgraded the Vietnam List since taking it over from the late Alan Nixey in 1997.
Vietnam War Oral History Project interviewee. Interview and transcript held at the Alexander Turnbull Library Oral History Centre in Wellington, New Zealand. Reference: OHInt-0959-65